2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2019 Mazda CX-9
There have been few phenomena in the American automotive industry as intense as the popularity of crossover SUVs. The automaker has made a huge splash in this highly competitive segment of the industry with its latest addition to the game. For the current model year, a comparison between the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2019 Mazda CX-9 will very clearly illustrate how far out in front VW is in terms of standard and available performance as well as connectivity technology and overall convenience. The Team Gunther VW showroom is home to several available options for buyers interested in learning more about the 2019 Atlas or hopefully taking one home. Potential customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas today by calling, 855-660-8226.
The 2019 Atlas holds several important advantages over its Mazda competitor, although both vehicles have seats for up to seven passengers. Regardless of any other changes to the features of an automobile, a crossover SUV has to be functional in order to be successful. The 2019 VW Atlas easily overshadows the 2019 Mazda CX-9 in terms of available cargo volume. When each crossover SUV is holding the maximum number of passengers, the 2019 Atlas still as more than 20 cubic-feet of cargo volume compared to about 14 cubic-feet for the CX-9. This difference in available space becomes very clear when the two rear rows of seats are properly configured to maximum cargo-hauling. The 2019 Atlas offers 96.8 cubic-feet, and the CX-9 tops out at just over 70 cubic-feet.
2019 VW Atlas
2019 Mazda CX-9
|Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||Turbo., 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.|
|7 Passengers||Max. Seating Capacity||7 Passengers|
|96.8 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Space||71.2 cu.-ft.|
Team Gunther Volkswagen customers will have two engine options to consider if they’re interested in the 2019 VW Atlas. The standard powertrain is a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission, making up to 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Potential owners can also choose the naturally aspirated 3.6-liter, V-6 engine making 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. The available engine upgrade also employs the eight-speed transmission.
On the other side of the equation is the 2019 Mazda CX-9 that uses a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with a standard output of 225 horsepower. Mazda advertises that its three-row crossover SUV can make up to 250 horsepower, but that will require the use of more expensive premium grade gasoline. The VW Atlas can achieve its performance scores with regular gas.